|Occurred : 8/17/2008 03:30 (Entered as : 08/17/08 3:30)
Reported: 8/17/2008 5:27:13 AM 05:27
Location: Napa, CA
Duration:5 to 7 minutes
|Orange light vanishes, followed by sonic boom.
I was walking out to my apartment's parking lot with my brother and friend, to take them home, when we noticed this orange-ish light flying in the East sky. We stood outside my van and watched this thing move, then stop, move some more, then stop, et cetera. It was going South in the horizon and slightly up, as well.
We watched this for maybe 5-7 minutes or so, discussing what it could be (it had no blinking lights to suggest it was a plane or helicopter of any kind.) when suddenly we see this BRIGHT white flash where the orange light was (which caused me to flinch; it was startling) then just a few seconds later a sonic boom. And then the orange light was gone.
I have never seen anything like that in my life. I have always loved stories of U.F.O. sightings, I have had two others in my home town as well, but NOTHING like this.